Victim: Marie Belcastro, 94
Murderers’ age: Jacob LaRosa, 15
Death: March 31, 2015, Niles, Ohio
She was born September 9, 1920 in Niles the daughter of Sam and Caroline DeGennaro Conti.
She was a 1939 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, employed at Packard Electric during World War II, and a Trumbull County School Bus driver and aide for 12 years.
She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles, Catholic Women’s Guild, Bon Amici Club, Monday Rosary Group, enjoyed house plants, playing cards, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, learned how to fly fish on her 90th birthday, and traveling with her daughters to Hawaii, Mexico, and Italy among other places.
Her husband Fred Belcastro whom she married May 10, 1941 died August 10, 1989.
Information on Marie’s case can be found here.